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16 Sep 2010 description
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MADRE's ally in Pakistan, Shirkat Gah, was one of the first agencies on the scene in many of the worst-hit areas. Mobile medical clinics and food distribution centers have been established, and now Shirkat Gah is focusing on women, especially those who are disabled, nursing or pregnant.

30 Aug 2010 description
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Here is an update on MADRE and Shirkat Gah flood relief efforts in Pakistan.

The United Nations has rated the current flooding in Pakistan as the greatest humanitarian crisis in recent history. Twenty million people and over one-fifth of the country's area are affected by rising floodwaters. Already, more people are impacted by the Pakistan floods than were affected by the Southeast Asian tsunami and the recent earthquakes in Kashmir and Haiti combined.

02 Nov 2005 description
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"We thought the tsunami was the worst we could get. This is worse."